Northern Nevada Weekend Planner


Comstock Fashion Exhibit, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Comstock History Center, corner of Union and E streets, Virginia City. The Comstock Historic District Commission hosts an exhibit of clothing accessories and jewelry worn by people living on the Comstock Mining District during the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Call 847-0281.

Bingo, 1-3:30 p.m., Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Enjoy an afternoon of bingo and meet new friends; refreshments served Call 775 883-0703.

American Association of University Women, Capital Branch, 5:30-7:30 p.m., B'Sghetti's, 318 N. Carson St. All women college graduates are invited to the monthly AAUW Capital Branch meeting. Call 782-9783.

Carson Valley Divas Blue Thong Society meeting, 5:30-8 p.m., El Charro Avitia bar, South Carson Street. Women's social group meeting. Call 297-5715.

TOCCATA performs Bach's St. Matthew Passion Series, 7-9 p.m., South Reno United Methodist Church, 200 DeSpain Lane. Program features selections from Part Two of the Passion. Free on Maundy Thursday; donations appreciated. Call 267-1720.

Murder Most Fouled Up, 8-9:45 p.m., Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill. Witty comedy involving money-hungry relatives and ghosts searching for hidden inheritance of the Randolph estate. Tickets $10 play only; dinner and play $28. Reservations recommended. Call 847-0111.


University Percussion Ensemble Concert featuring John Riley. 7:30 p.m., University of Nevada, Reno, Nightingale Concert Hall. 775-784-4278.

Hot Salsa Fridays from 7 p.m.-1 a.m., Joe Crowley Student Union, UNR. 530-927-9451.

TOCCATA performs Bach's St. Matthew Passion. 7 p.m., St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, Incline Village. 775-267-1720.

Keyser Soze at 10 p.m., Crystal Bay Casino. www.crystal 775-831-0512.

Free Gymboree Play and Music Class, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Silver State Athletic Club, 5680 Morgan Mill Road. Explore one-of-kind equipment and fun-filled activities with your child. Class times are: 22 months- 4 years, 10:30 a.m.; 12 months- 22 months, 11:30 a.m. Call 852-4386.

Journey to the Cross, 7-8 p.m., St. Peter's Episcopal Church, corner of Division and Telegraph streets. Prayer service combines Biblical and traditional stories, inspirational songs and contemplative reflections and slides that move history from more than 2,000 years ago up into our present lives. An offering will be collected to benefit the Anglican church in Jerusalem. Call 882-1534.


Racers Appreciation Day, 9 a.m.-noon, Carson Mall, 1300 S. Carson St., Carson City, west parking lot. Features drivers and cars from Thunder Bowl Speedway in Mound House, as well as dwarf cars and TT motorcycles. "Horsepower special." Call 230-6750 or 450-7167.

Second annual DAV Poker Run, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Reno Harley-Davidson, Market Street, Reno. Registration from 10 a.m. -1 p.m., prizes, food at Ole Tyme Saloon from 4-6 p.m. Cost $30 at the door; T-shirt for first 100 riders. Call 971-9121 or 315-7328.

Jay Leno at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., Peppermill Hotel Casino., 800-648-6992.

33rd annual Carson City Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m.-12:10 p.m., Centennial Park, 5400 Heritage Way. Special needs children at 10 a.m.; general public at noon. Free to all children; meet the Easter Bunny. Call 885-9542.

Fourth annual Mad Hatter's Easter Parade and Easter Egg Hunt, 10-11 a.m., Miner's Park, E and Carson streets, Virginia City. Egg hunt is for children ages 10-younger; baskets available for $1 each. Parade begins at noon at Virginia City Jerky Company, 204 S. C St., traveling north. Call 847-4386.

Indian Hills Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.-noon, Indian Hills James Lee Park, 3394 James Lee Park Road. Bring the kids for the Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures and treats. Call 267-2805.

WNC Davis Observatory Celebration, 7-10 p.m., Jack C. Davis Observatory, 2201 W. College Parkway. A year-long celebration as the International Year of Astronomy includes a free star party and astronomical lecture at the observatory every Saturday evening throughout 2009. Open to the public. Call 445-3000.

Ultimate Vietnamese Concert at 10 p.m., Grand Sierra Resort. www.grandsierra, 800-648-3568.

Comedian John Caparulo at 9 p.m., in the Celebrity Showroom of ohn Ascuaga's Nugget. Guests must be 21 or older for this show. Tickets are just $20 and are available by calling (800) 648-1177 or (775) 356-3300 or by visiting

Ashton Magic at 3 p.m.. Pioneer Underground. 775-686-6600. underground.htm

Colin Quinn at Harrah's Lake Tahoe. 800-786-8208. www.

Rainmaker Trio from 2-5 p.m. Homewood Ski resort.

Monophonics from 1-4 p.m. Alpine Meadows ski resort sundeck.

Last Tracks wine and appetizers from 4-6 p.m. at Diamond Peak Ski Resort. 775-832-1177.

Peaks & Lagoons Spring Party Weekend at Squaw Valley. Visit for more information.

Deep Fried Mojo at Lakeside Inn and Casino, Stateline.

Slack Key Master Keola Beamer at 8 p.m. Crystal Bay Casino. 775-831-0512 www.crys

Jellybread at 10 p.m. Crystal Bay Casino. 775-831-0512


"Murder Most Fouled-Up" with Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Thursdays through April 23. 8 p.m. show; dinner served 5-7 p.m. Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. Dinner and show $28, play only $10. Call 847-0111.

Spring Follies of 2009 dinner theater with Gold Hill Theater Troupe. 7 p.m. Fridays through April 24. Song, dance and comedy. Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main St. $45 for dinner and show. 775-847-0111.

"Laundry and Bourbon and Lonestar" dinner theater with Gold Hill Theater Troupe. Wednesdays through April 22. 8 p.m. show; dinner served 5-7 p.m. Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main Stl. Presented by dinner and show $28, play only $10. Call 847-0111.

"Hollywood Arms," 7 p.m. April 10-11, 17-18; 5 p.m. April 12 and 2 p.m. April 19. CVIC Hall, Esmeralda Ave., Minden. Carson Valley Community Theatre, based on the memoirs of Carol Burnett. $15 general, $12 students and seniors. Call 265-6964 or 843-3493.

Exhibits and Museums

Sculptures by Wayne Littlejohn in LXS Gallery at the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson Street, through Friday. Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Heart of the Quandary exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., CCAI Courthouse Gallery, 885 E. Musser St., Carson City. Multimedia work by Ellie Honl of printmaking, painting, photography and video. Call 721-7936.

"Impressions of the Earth," 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Western Nevada College Gallery, 2201 W. College Parkway, Carson City. Featuring work by WNC Fallon Art Professor Gil Martin. Weekends 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 445-3235.

Muscular Dystrophy Art Exhibit, Nevada State Library and Archives Joseph Anderson Exhibit Gallery, 100 North Stewart St., Carson City. Paintings, photographs and sculptures from the MDA Art Collection, including photographs by Carson City resident Michael Rabe. Through June 1 during library hours 8 a.m.-5p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 684-3313 or

The Art of Nature, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday through August at the Nevada State Museum in the Upper Middle Gallery, 600 N. Carson St. Photographs, sketches and paintings of wildlife by Sharon K. Shafer. Call 687-4810, ext. 236.

Roadside Attractions: Photography by Howard Goldbaum, National Automobile Museum, 10 S. Lake St., Reno. Mon.-Sat. from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sun. from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 for adults, $8 seniors, $4 for children 6 to 18 years. Children age 5 and younger are free. (775) 333-9300

"Trail to the Promised Land," Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Hwy 395 Gardnerville. Museum hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 782-2555.

Casino Shows

"Menopause The Musical," The Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change. 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturdays. Eldorado Showroom through May 10. $29.95. 800-879-8879, www.eldoradoreno.


Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club at Silver Legacy, 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Emcee Gary Raffanelli. Must be age 21 or older. (775) 325-7452 or

Carnival Cabaret " Starring Gypsy, 8-10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Horizon Casino. (800) 683-8266.

Improv at Harveys 9 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at Harveys Cabaret Theater. (800) 786-8208

"ICONMAN" with Master Impressionist Greg London. Harrah's Reno in Sammy's Shodays.(775) 788-2900 for ticket information.

Get Hipnotized, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Pioneer Underground, 100 S. Virginia Street, Reno. $10-$25. 686-6600,


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